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Ahmet completed his high school education at Saint Joseph High School. In 1984, he graduated from Istanbul Technical University and started working as an electronic engineer. He served as a technical manager for an IBM distributor until 1988. He was partner of a company where he worked on computer hardware and networks between 1988 and 1996.
He loves watching the matches of ES Volleyball Club, and is also fond of travelling, especially when driving himself, skiing and playing bridge. Thanks to the company, Ahmet says that watching volleyball matches has once again become one of his favorite hobbies, something he first fell in love with during his college years. He is married with two children.
After long successful years of Project Management in ES, he first took the responsibility of Developing the Business in order to help the company to take more confident steps towards the Company goals using his know-how and the experience in the industry. In April 2010 he represented ES in ELIA conference held in Istanbul as a guest speaker and spoke about the potential of Turkish localization industry and opportunities of regional localization companies, as well as ES Localization Services in the past, present and future.
He had combined his business developing skills with his management skills and took the role of Operations Manager. After spending few years as the Operations Manager, he’s now running the company as the General Manager.
Burak completed his high school education at Robert College. He graduated from the department of Mechanical Engineering, at Yildiz Technical University.
He loves travelling and seeing different places and cultures; as long as he’s not away from his family for too long. Burak also has a keen interest in new technology, endlessly exploring any new gadgets that come into the market each day.
In 2007, he participated in the “Congress on International Project Management” held by Istanbul Project Management Association, as a member of Academic Advisory Board. He took classes and obtained the Project Manager and Project Management Certificate the same year. He worked in various positions for project management and consultancy companies during his academic and professional career. He completed the MSc, Project Management program of University of Portsmouth in the UK.
Can likes to read books on critical-creative thinking, behavioral studies and risk management. He is still interested in the academic aspect of project management. Although he is really into music, he had to leave his beloved cello behind for his education abroad, which meant a hiatus in his musical life. Can likes travelling, cooking, old cameras and Homer Simpson! He is also an obsessively devout Beatles fan.
After she studied Computer Engineering in Bosphorus University, she started her professional life as a software specialist in banking industry. She specialized in IVR, POS, ATM and self-service systems. Then she turned to the publishing industry and became editor in weekly computer magazines and computer books. She wrote (co-wrote) three books, and one computing terms glossary. After that, she joined an Internet publishing project in one of the biggest media groups in Turkey as a Portal Publishing Coordinator.
In the meantime, she attended French, Japanese and Arabic classes, and also took courses on cinema and photography. She loves to go in-country expeditions, and travels to North Africa, Middle East and Asia. She is a supporter of ecological life style.
He completed his high school education at Kabatas Erkek Lisesi, a school which he has always felt proud of graduating. He completed his undergraduate studies at the Department of Computer Programming, at Marmara University and the Department of Public Administration, at Anadolu University.
Arzu completed her undergraduate studies at the Department of Industrial Engineering, at Istanbul Technical University, and later, completed her graduate studies at the Department of Modern Business Administration, at Marmara University. She worked in different positions in the banking sector before joining ES.
Among her hobbies are writing and reading poetry, reading thrillers, travelling throughout Turkey and abroad, swimming and basketball. Arzu has a daughter and a cat.
Thanks to the Bursa Anadolu High School’s billiards room, Bora remains a fine billiards player (even though not having played for a few years now), and is involved in tennis at the amateur level. His interests include technological gadgets and fantastic novels. In 2006, Bora met his wife and they married in 2008. He has a son, Ege.
After earning a Microsoft Information Technologies Certificate from Anadolu University, he decided to complete his military service. However, between the time he had made his decision for the military service and making it happen actually – almost 5 years – he played different roles as a project manager, localization specialist and tester for localization projects of the gaming companies such as EA, THQ, 1C, CDV and Ubisoft.
After a return to ES to take on a quick-paced career path, he currently assumes duties as a Localization Project Manager.
While wondering what tomorrow will bring to him, he keeps watching his great collection of anime movies, tries to follow the latest in fantastic literature and has fun with his colleagues while showcasing to them his unusual desktop games.
If he gets stuck on a desert island, he prefers to have his anime collection, his computer and his wife. Not to forget his cell phone to check his emails so he can continue serving his precious clients!
Fatma Yıldız Gençer
Fatma has decided to carry on her career in the field of organization and has undertaken the role of project manager for many enterprise companies, coordinating their outdoor organizations. After gaining experience in various fields of communication industries, Fatma has decided to carry on with localization where she could combine her background knowledge.
Fatma likes marbling, playing the reed and travelling. In year 2014 Fatma has married to her husband who is also a member of the ES family.
Unzile has started to work as a Project Manager in ES as she thought that she needs a new challenge for her career.
Unzile likes to care about some sports especially football, basketball and tennis, to read her favorite authors like Eco or Anar, to do some hand-crafts, to listen nostalgic songs, and to watch old films, to go trekking, to try different recipes, to discover new ideas to make the world better with her friends, and to overcome her strange obsessions that she creates as result of thinking too much.
Her dreams for future can be expressed such as going to a small world trip, having a library full of her books that she could get, to become old in nature peacefully and to live with her dears together.
Her hobbies include vacationing in the summer, knitting in the winter, playing arcade games in the subway and reading in general.
An avid animal lover, she is living with three cats. For now.
He took part in all the projects with a technical content in the ES family, before he became the leader of the technical team. He was the testing leader in the testing project for Office 2000, team leader for Office 2003, administrator of the Office 2007 group, assuring the constitution of the group itself. He fulfilled various positions in desktop publishing, localization engineering and the coordination of the software team. He shared his experience of the computer culture and information technologies with the various factions of the ES family through many training projects inside the offices.
He was among the first graduates of the Kadir Has High School and he studied at the Middle Eastern Technical University Electricity and Electronic Engineering Department. He studied in the Mathematics Department of the İstanbul University upon his return to İstanbul.
He likes to read science fiction and political books as well as watching movies of the same genres, but he values spending time with his son the most. He tries to keep up with the communication, software and office automation technologies. He has built his own family with his banker wife whom he met during his years at the ES family and his son was born in 2008.
She graduated from the Department of Business Administration, a Anadolu University. In addition, Ozlem qualified to become a financial advisor in 2000. She completed the executive MBA program at Marmara University in 2004.
Among her hobbies are music, gardening, cooking, indoor sports, hiking and politics. She is married with a 9-year-old daughter.
After she graduated from the department of Political Science and Public Administration of Kocaeli University, Seda started her carrier in HR which she describes it as “job of her life”.
By gaining new experiences in addition to her expertise in the banking and insurance industry, she’s taking confident steps towards her future career. Seda’s cheerful and positive attitude helps her to build relationships required by the role she undertakes.
Since Seda was born to travel, she loves travelling to far distances on her own. She can’t think of a moment she spends without music, which helps her to show her entertainer skills on stage in all company events, Seda is addicted to crime and thriller books. We do not get surprised if we see Seda dubbing anime movies one day because she keens on dubbing and voice-over in her leisure time.